Facebook May Lift Ban on Kids Under 13

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(CNN) — The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Facebook may lift its ban on kids under 13.

The social media website, according to the Wall Street Journal, is developing special new features for kids’ pages.

The technology would allow parents to control who their kids “friend” and what applications they can use.

Many kids already lie about their ages in order to get access.

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